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Rougemont, North Carolina

Rougemont[1] is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Durham and Person counties, North Carolina, United States. The population of the CDP was 978 at the 2010 census.[2] An act to incorporate Rougemont as a town was introduced to the North Carolina General Assembly in 2011.[3]

Rougemont, North Carolina
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Location in Durham County and the state of North Carolina
Location in Durham County and the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 36°13′07″N 78°55′35″W / 36.21861°N 78.92639°W / 36.21861; -78.92639Coordinates: 36°13′07″N 78°55′35″W / 36.21861°N 78.92639°W / 36.21861; -78.92639
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyDurham and Person
Area
 • Total6.4 sq mi (16.5 km2)
 • Land6.3 sq mi (16.3 km2)
 • Water0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation
561 ft (171 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total978
 • Density156/sq mi (60.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
27572
FIPS code37-58040
GNIS feature ID1022403[1]

GeographyEdit

Rougemont is located in northern Durham County along U.S. Route 501. The center of town is 17 miles (27 km) north of the center of Durham and 13 miles (21 km) south of Roxboro. The CDP extends north into Person County as far as the Flat River, east to Moores Mill Road, south to Quail Roost Farm Road, and west to Harris Road and Chambers Road. The Rougemont ZIP code covers a much larger area, extending west into Orange County and east into Granville County, but all population statistics are for the smaller CDP area.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rougemont, North Carolina
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Rougemont CDP, North Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 2, 2015.
  3. ^ http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/Sessions/2011/Bills/House/PDF/H292v4.pdf